Disney World in August is very hot and crowds are loaded with visitors. But, as you approach the end of August, crowds begin to taper off as the different school districts begin their fall semester. If you’re lucky enough to start back to school in September, you may want to plan a visit late in the month of August. Remember to stay hydrated and take breaks out of the heat!
- Maximum temperatures 90 and 93 degrees Fahrenheit (32 to 34 degrees Celsius)
- Minimum temperatures 73 and 75 °F (23 to 24 °C)
- 79% Average humidity
- Sunny 61% of the month
August Special Events
- Star Wars Land Opens – Hollywood studios is about to be a lot more stronger with the force as the highly anticipated grand opening approaches at the end of August. Doors open August 30th!
- Food and Wine Festival (Epcot) – End of August through mid November
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August Crowd Calendar
Crowds are at their peak the first couple weeks of August but taper somewhat approaching the end of the month as kids return to school.